[Sponsored] Emergency Preparedness: 6 Areas to Consider for Home-Based Care Technology

Whether in the home-based care industry or simply life in general, the people and businesses that have persevered in 2020 have been those equipped to safely adjust to emergencies. The year has seen more than its share of aggressive, natural phenomena, such as wildfires, tropical storms and flooding, and winter will soon bring powerful snowstorms […]

[Sponsored] EVV Implementation: 3 challenges, And How to Prepare

Providers of Medicaid personal care services (PCS) and home health services have a little more than three months left to prepare themselves for Electronic Visit Verification, or EVV — and to address any obstacles that might stand in their way. The passage of the 21st Century Cures Act in 2016 put providers on the path […]

[Sponsored] EVV: How Providers Can Best Prepare Staff

While most home health care providers have shifted priorities in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one item that is not shifting for most agencies that deliver Medicaid services is the January 2021 implementation requirements for Electronic Visit Verification, or EVV. Originally set to launch Jan. 1, 2020, EVV implementation has, in effect, been delayed […]

[Sponsored] EVV: How Agencies Can Prepare Now

Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) will be required in most states by Jan. 1, 2021, some requiring home health care in addition to personal care. The deadline is right around the corner, so agencies need to prepare now.   Agencies have two responsibilities when it comes to EVV compliance: Collect the required EVV data for every visit […]

[Sponsored] 3 Ways Technology Boosts Staff Safety During COVID-19

Home health and home care have always been decentralized workplaces. They take place, after all, in the home. But in the age of COVID-19, even home-based care administrative offices are going remote. Maintaining staff safety in these times is both crucial and challenging. And it’s increasingly on the minds of operators. “From all three countries […]

[Sponsored] EVV in 2020: How States Are Preparing

EVV is here to stay. Since the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act in 2016, Electronic Visit Verification, or EVV, has rewritten the parameters by which providers of Medicaid personal care services (PCS) and home health services log their visits. Technically, the Cures Act mandates that all Medicaid-funded PCS use EVV as of Jan. […]

Axxess Expands EVV Partnership with CellTrak; LHC Group to Implement Medalogix Bridge

Axxess, CellTrak expand EVV partnership Dallas-based Axxess, a home health technology company, plans to expand its partnership with CellTrak to provide electronic visit verification (EVV) to more home health and home care providers in the United States. Schaumburg, Illinois-based CellTrak is a software company that provides care delivery management solutions used by more than 4,000 […]

[Sponsored] 4 Tips to Proving Outcomes for Hospice Palliative Care

As the post-acute care landscape shifts to a value-based payment landscape, all post-acute care types are tasked with developing ways to demonstrate outcomes. This is true for home health care and skilled nursing under the new payment models taking effect in 2019 and 2020 under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), but also […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Prepare now — EVV is Happening

Date: Nov. 14, 2019Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CTRegister Now States are moving forward aggressively to comply with the federal Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) mandate. Let us help you navigate compliance in your state. Join us for insights on best practices and current trends impacting agencies in states that are rapidly implementing EVV. Industry […]